Fashion & Textiles

Head of Technology Faculty: Mrs E Ramkhelawon
Tel: 0208 360 7773 Ext 452


We aim to provide all of our learners in our diverse school community with consistently outstanding opportunities to progress in learning about Textiles in a way that is engaging and relevant and broadens horizons. We deliver our lessons in a focused and supportive atmosphere in which all learners are challenged and encouraged to be the best they can be. We particularly value the use of relevant real-world examples in our teaching. All students will have the opportunity to learn about the design process and they will be given projects that are current and relevant to the fashion industry. Outside of the classroom they will be encouraged to visit fashion, textiles and art exhibitions, visits into central London to look at architecture and landmark clothing shops. We attend Graduate Fashion Week every year to see the fashion shows and give students an insight into progression routes and future opportunities. Students study factors on sustainability and future trends to help them to design fashion forward collections. They will also learn about modelling on the stand and pattern cutting skills to turn their designs into clothing. We aim for all students to develop knowledge, enquiry skills and critical thinking, using evidence to make good substantiated decisions and justifying their own opinions. We aim for all students to progress in literacy, numeracy and understanding of concepts in Fashion throughout each year of study.

KS5: OCR A'level Art and Design: Fashion